Tuesday Mar 03, 2009

Sun Ranks High in Fortune's List of World's Most Admired Companies


Yesterday Fortune posted its listing of "World's Most Admired" companies. And the great news is that Sun moved up a notch from #6 to #5 in the Computers category. 

We saw progress in key areas, most notably:

- Two position jumps in both global competitiveness (#4) and use of corporate assets (#4)

- Three position jump in long term investment (#5)

- One position jump in quality of products/services (#5) and social responsibility (#3)

Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies

Tuesday Mar 18, 2008

Another Fortune honor for Sun


Two weeks after publishing the list of "America's Most Admired" companies, Fortune has published the "World's Most Admired" companies for 2008.

As with the America's listing, our scores improved in EVERY category. Sun's ranking within the Computers category jumped from #8 to #6 this year and our overall score improved .47 of a point.

The improvement over last 2 years is equally impressive, including a 7 place rise in Innovation, a 6 position jump in Financial Soundness and Long-term investment and a 5 position jump in our rank among computer companies, people management and global competitiveness.

Our 2008, 2007 and 2006 scores/rankings are below. Again, improvements galore... :-)


Ranking: 2008
Ranking: 2007
Ranking: 2006
Overall Score
6.71
6.24
5.95
Rank in Computers
6
8
11
Innovation
2
4
9
People management
5
8
12
Use of corporate assets
6
9
9
Social Responsibility
4
4
9
Quality of management
6
9
10
Financial soundness
8
10
14
Long-term investment
8
9
14
Quality of products / services
6
7
8
Global Competitiveness
6
10
11

Fortune's Global Most Admired Companies

Thursday Mar 06, 2008

High honors...


Fortune Magazine has recently published the list of "America's Most Admired Companies." Our ranking within the Computers category jumped from #7 in the Contenders list in 2007 to #5 in the Most Admired list.

Our rankings improved in nearly every category. The most dramatic improvements include a 3 position jump in both Quality of Management and Use of Corporate Assets as well as a 2 position increase in Innovation and People Management categories.

Our 2008 and 2007 scores/rankings are below. Improvements galore, and nice to know that everybody is noticing our turnaround.


Ranking: 2008
Ranking: 2007
Overall Score
6.39
6.09
Rank in Computers
5
7
Innovation
2
4
People management
4
6
Use of corporate assets
5
8
Social Responsibility
3
4
Quality of management
5
8
Financial soundness
8
8
Long-term investment
7
7
Quality of products / services
6
6


In other news, Employer's Group honored Sun as a Top 20 Best Place to Work in California.
Fortune's Most Admired Companies
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